IANW '88



26~28 October 1988

Table of Contents


Wednesday October 26

9:00 - Welcome and Local Arrangements - K. Preiss and S. Peleg

9:30 - Meeting Overview - L. Landweber

9:45 - 3:30 Project Updates (15 minutes each)


Scandinavia -J. Heinanen, H. Salminen, M. Brunel

EARN - D.Jennings (overview) and P. Bryant (ISO transition)

RARE MHS Pilot Project - H. Kvemlev

Germany ·P. Kaufmann (DFN), W. Zorn (BELWUE)

Spain· I. Martinez or J. Barbera (IRIS)


Central America - C. Gutierrez

Olile - F. Utreras (REUNA)


Japan - H. Ishida (JUNET)

Australia - B. Kummerfeld (ACSNET)



Canada – J. Demco (CDNNET)

U.S. - B. Galler (CSNET-BITNET merger) and D. Farber (NSFNET)

CCIRN - L. Landweber

Working Group

3:00 Wednesday: Discussion Topics for the Full Group and Working Group;

8:30 Thursday: Telecommunications Tariffs Throughout the World - H. Nussbacher

9:00 Thursday: Full Group and Working Group Discussions

9:00 Friday: Full Group and Working Group Discussions

B. Suggested Topics

The Global R&D Network

- world model for interconnection

what are the obstacles?

political. technical, management. economic

- protocols

what protocols should be used? - TCP/IP vs. ISO

will there be a migration? - is so how and when?

is a migration desirable?

is coexistence possible?

is ISO a panacea or a curse?

- gateways - how will the various component networks and

services be connected? ISO/TCP, mail (RFC822/X.400).

file transfer (FIP/FTAM), connection oriented/connectionless.

naming/addressing and global directory services

what should the services be beyond mail?

what is achievable?

How can developing countries be brought into the international networks environment?

- do international agencies (e.g., UN, World Bank) have a role to play?

- is an international consulting service possible?

What role, if any, will PTT's play in the development of the global internet?

How can international cooperation be expanded and made less ad-hoc?

C. Articles - Draft

[1] John Demco, "Canada - CDNET", Ocotber 1988.

[2] H. Ishida, "Research Networks in Japan", 1988.

[3] "China - CANET", January 1988.

[4] Stephan Wolffe, Letter to David Farber of CSNET: "Division of Networking and Communications Research and Infrastructure", NSF, 8 November 1987.

[5] Peter Kaumann, "DFN - A Brief Description of the Project," October 1988.

[6] International Rates for High Speed Links (from Europe) to the USA.

[7] R. J. Kummerfeld, "ACSnet: the Australian Academic and Research Network," 1988.

[8] J. P. Le Guigner, "The REUNIR Network - Presentation and current status," October 1988.

[9] Harvard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 1 September 1988.

[10] Trevor Hales, "Networking in Australia," CSIRO.

[11] Harri Salminen, "FUNET Topology," 14 July 1988.

[12] Havard Kvernelv, "Status of RARE Pilot MHS Service," 21 October 1988.

[13] Joint Working Party A, "MDNS(Managed Data Network Services) - 22 PTTs," 1988.

[14] COSINE, "Rapid Progress in COSINE Project for Data Communcation Between Researchers in Europe," 5 October 1988.

[15] Bernard Galler, "Proposed Merger of CSNET and BITNET," October 1988.

[16] GARR, "COSINE Implementation Phase Plan - National Plan," Italy, June 1988.

[17] ILAN, ILAN Charter, "Rules, Regulation, and Code of Conduct," October 1988.

[18] Frode Greisen, "Networking in Denmark and Connections to International Nets".

[19] CEC, "Policy Objective".

[20] Mats Brunell, Einar Loevdal, "NORDUNET and the NORDUnet Overview,".

[21] Commission of the European Communities, "Press Release: Trans-Europe data network service for researchers," COSINE, 5 October 1988.

[22] J. Barbera and I. Martinea, "IRIS: Spanish Networking Program for the R&D Sector," September 1988.


[24] COSINEPolicy Group, "Project Status Information EUREKA Project No.8 - COSINE," June 8, 1988.

[25] Werner Zorn, "BELWUE, Baden-Wuettemberg Extended LAN," October 1988.

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